So we hear a lot about human rights, the rights of the child, and animal rights, but what about the rights of the mum? Yup, let’s hear it for the rights of being a mum, as outlined in this very aherm….tongue in cheek post!
The right to lose your shit
Even though you didn’t mean to, and totally promised yourself that you wouldn’t that day and that yes! you would be more patient mum, you still did. Don’t worry, tomorrow is a new day.
The right to leave the house looking like utter crap
You can’t even get your children to put their shoes on in time to leave the house. What are the chances that you are going to look decent to the outside world then?
The right to hide in the toilet for a moment of peace
Preferably while scrolling mindlessly down Instagram or sneaking that amazing bar of chocolate you’ve been saving just for this sort of day.
The right to sound exactly like your own mother did
How many times do I have to tell you? Are you listening to me? Yadda yadda yadda.
The right to totally mess up dinner
Because you didn’t have the time to think about what to cook for dinner today so you threw a load of random ingredients into the pan at the 11th hour..and yup, proof is most certainly in the pudding.
The right to sound mental sounding texts
Did you pick up your slut from the dry cleaner today? Suit suit! Damn you autocorrect.
The right to lie about how long you’ll be
I’ll just be two minutes sweetie….yup expect I am now going to disappear for about two hours while I put a bajillion items of laundry away. That amongst other lies.
The right to always forget at least one thing when you get back from the supermarket
Nooooooooo! The milk, the milk!
The right to tell anyone who’ll listen 7,000 things
Hey can I bombard you with a zillion different unrelated and totally banal thoughts that have been brewing up inside my head all day the minute you walk in the door…please? pretty please?
The right to love your child unconditionally
Although they might drive you mad, and although they would certainly be disowned by anyone else, this is the greatest right of all.
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